Course Overview

IBM Cognos 8 BI PowerPlay Administration (V8.4) is a one day course that provides you with knowledge of how to administer IBM Cognos 8 BI PowerPlay applications in the IBM Cognos 8 BI environment. You will identify IBM Cognos 8 BI PowerPlay components and architecture, set server properties, schedule, monitor, log, and audit PowerPlay activities, set cube and report properties, and set security.

Who Should Attend

  • This advanced course is for PowerPlay Administrators.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

  • Experience with IBM Cognos 8 BI Administration or attending the IBM Cognos 8 BI Administration (V8.3 or V8.4) course.
  • IBM Cognos 8 BI Administration (V8.4) (B2455 )

Course Objectives

Please refer to course overview for description information.

Course Content

Introduction to IBM Cognos 8 BI PowerPlay
  • Identify how Performance Management through IBM Cognos 8 BI PowerPlay fits into the IBM Information on Demand theme
  • Examine how IBM Cognos 8 BI PowerPlay administration tasks fit into the IBM Cognos 8 BI administration workflow
  • Identify how IBM Cognos 8 BI PowerPlay user interface and server components relate to other IBM Cognos 8 BI components
  • Examine IBM Cognos 8 BI PowerPlay components
  • Identify the aspects of Series 7 PowerPlay that are not part of IBM Cognos 8 BI PowerPlay
  • Examine the IBM Cognos 8 BI PowerPlay migration experience
Administer IBM Cognos 8 BI PowerPlay Services
  • Set properties for PowerPlay servers
  • Set properties for the PowerPlay service
  • Load balance PowerPlay servers
  • Tune the PowerPlay service and PowerPlay content
  • Enable logging for the PowerPlay service and PowerPlay content
Administer IBM Cognos 8 BI PowerPlay Content
  • Administer PowerPlay cubes and reports in IBM Cognos Administration
  • Secure IBM Cognos 8 BI PowerPlay using the IBM Cognos 8 security model